Heritage Open Weekend

Heritage Open Weekend – 12, 13 and 14 September.  This is a national event where many of our heritage buildings are open to the public free of charge.  The Civic Trust has a  host of walks on offer – all free. At the time of writing we are told that for...

August Events at St Michael’s Tower

Saturday 10 August – Explore Gloucester for Free A Family Event available from 11am – 1pm. Explore! is a family quiz trail which lasts just under one hour. It’s fun and entertaining.  The trail is normally taken up by schools and various youth groups...

The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

On Tuesday 16th July, Prince Richard, the Duke of Gloucester, presented the Civic Trust with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service. The Award which is an MBE for organisations was presented to Robin Morris the Chairman of Gloucester Civic Trust to recognise...

The Gloucester Miser – a talk on Jemmy Wood

The Gloucester Miser – a talk on Jemmy Wood by Robin Morris, Chairman of Gloucester Civic Trust Saturday 13th July at 11.00 am This is a rare opportunity to hear Robin Morris, Chairman of Gloucester Civic Trust.  Robin’s a keen collector on Jemmy Wood...

Gloucester Civic Trust – Poetry Café

Poetry Café, Saturday 6th July, 11am – 1pm at St Michael’s Tower Free admission to the public. Refreshments available. Readers and Poems Millie Leach (age 8): Dream Sweet Dreams Ian Holt: The Tower of St Michael Bill Appleton: What Makes Me Smile Pam Seally:...

Queen’s Award for Gloucester Civic Trust

For the Gloucester Civic Trust to win the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Services is a huge tribute to the tremendous work which has been put in by so many for so long – not merely now but in the past. For 40 years the Trust has grown and expanded its work in the city....

The Severn and Somme

Saturday 29 June at 11.30am at St Michael’s Tower, The Cross, Gloucester Gloucester Civic Trust will be screening a film on the life and times of local Poet Ivor Gurney called “The Severn and Somme”. The film is to coincide with and complement the...